Yannick defends Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship title!
A busy HKGA July schedule features the 2017 Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship, the 2017 Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Junior Open presented by now TV , and the HKGA July Stableford tournament.
Loretto Golf Academy member, Yannick Artigolle beat Leon D’Souza by two strokes to defend his Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship title. Yannick shares the overall champion glory with Chloe Chan, fellow national squad teammate; both finished with a total of 217.
Yannick was consistent with rounds of 72 and 70 on the first two days. He held his nerve to card a 75 to hold the two-stroke lead to win the title.
Chloe Chan not just claimed the Girls Under-16 category by a huge margin, but her three-day aggregate 217 also beat most of the boys to become the overall champion, shared with Yannick.
The Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship was played in conjunction with the 2017 Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Junior Open presented by now TV. More than 30 players aged between 13 and 21 competed in the event that counts towards The R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking.
Supported by the R&A and endorsed by the Asian Tour and the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation, the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia campaign stretches over 11 months. As well as two events in China, India and Thailand, championships will be staged in Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chinese-Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam.
Many congratulations, Yannick!
Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship, leading final scores: Boys’ Under-21: 217 – Yannick Artigolle (72-70-75). 219 – Leon D’Souza (71-73-75). 223 – Taiga Iwasa (73-76-74). Boys’ Under 16: 229 – Shen Wang-ngai (74-81-74). 238 – Arnold Jr. Lee (75-81-82). 256 – Toby Chan (87-89-80). Girls’ Under-21: 231 – Estee Vivian Leung (83-72-76). Girls’ Under-16: 217 – Chloe Chan (76-70-71). 230 – Hu Jing (80-81-69). 236 – Tiffany Wu Nga-wun (74-82-80).